Ann is a chartered psychologist with a specific interest in young people. She has a masters in public health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a PhD from the Institute of Psychiatry. She has published widely on adolescent wellbeing and has worked with a range of funders, think tanks and universities in the field of adolescent development. She is passionate about communicating research evidence in a user-friendly way to improve policy & practice. Ann is also Consulting Editor for the Journal of Adolescence and an ad-hoc reviewer for a range of journals and funders in the field.